Melchor Fernandez of Exide Europe explains the importance of getting float currents and voltages absolutely right if VRLA battery designs are to achieve their full service lives.
Until recently the most important use of VRLA batteries has been with floating applications, covering virtually all market segments – from small batteries (up to 25 Ah) for small UPS systems, to medium and high size (up to 3,000 Ah) for large UPS systems (PTTs).
VRLA batteries for UPS applications were launched onto the market at the beginning of the 1980s, and in the past 20 years a lot . . .